Stories about Algeria from August, 2010
Algeria: Bloggers Denounce the Exclusion of Egypt from the Algiers Book Fair
Following the tensions from a football match in Cairo between the Egyptian and Algerian football teams, Algiers Book Fair (SILA) decided to exclude Egyptian books from the event. The decision did not sit well with many Algerian bloggers.
Mauritania, Algeria: Analyses of the Fallout from the Raid to Free Germaneau
On July 25, A French-Mauritanian raid on Al Qaeda Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) inside Malian territory failed to free French aid worker Michel Germaneau who was killed by his detainers. Bloggers from the region are weary of the underlying trends in the region: complex diplomatic relations and radicalization of the youth.